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Massage Therapy

Canine massage is a branch of massage therapy that promotes health in dogs. Specifically, it is a form of alternative therapy the benefits of which may include relaxation, increased oxygenation, relief from pain, improved joint flexibility, as well as miscellaneous benefits to the immune system.
 

Acupuncture

Medical Acupuncture is a therapeutic method of treatment using fine, sterile needles to prevent illness, promote health and wellbeing, and address a variety of medical conditions and pain problems.

Through a non-invasive physical exam called “myofascial palpation” the doctor can determine the location and source of discomfort or dysfunction in your pet’s body.

Benefits of Acupuncture

Medical Acupuncture builds on the strength of evidence based scientific data to help manage acute and chronic pain. It can also help address a wide range of other medical issues such as:

  • Digestive Ailment
  • Inflammation and Motility problems
  • Respiratory Issues
  • Neurological Problems and nerve based pain problems
  • Musculoskeletal issues such as knee pain or osteoarthritis
  • Many more

For more information on the specific process and benefits of medical acupuncture for your pet, please contact us today!
 

Laser Therapy

Laser Therapy is a noninvasive treatment designed to reduce both pain and inflammation while speeding your pet’s healing process. The Laser stimulates damaged cells and encourages them to regenerate through a process called photobiomodulation (PBM). It is quickly becoming the standard of care in veterinary medicine and comes with numerous benefits.

Not only is the procedure Drug-Free, Surgery-Free, and Pain-Free, but it can be utilized in adjunct to existing treatments to help reduce or replace the need for pain medications.

Laser therapy is effective for a wide variety of conditions such as:

  • Wounds
  • Arthritis
  • Skin Conditions
  • Lick Granulomas
  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Dental Procedures
  • Rehabilitation
  • And many, many more

Treatments are well tolerated by most pets due to their fast and pain-free nature. With no clipping, shaving, or sedation required, your pet will be situated comfortably and for approximately 5 – 10 minutes, they will experience only the soothing warmth of the laser. Speak with one of our Veterinarians and have your pet’s condition evaluated to see if they could benefit from laser therapy.